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ATV and Canopy Zip-line Tour from Tamarindo

ATV and Canopy Zip-line Tour from Tamarindo

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Discover Costa Rica’s wild side with an adrenaline-fuelled ATV tour and canopy tour from Tamarindo. Once you’ve learned to drive your ATV, follow your guide on an exhilarating cross-country route, zipping along rainforest trails, mountain passes and muddy rivers. Then, arrive at the canopy tour and strap on your harness for a Tarzan-inspired experience, zip-lining through the rainforest.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.08
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$123.08
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Palo Verde Boat Safari

Palo Verde Boat Safari

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Discover the incredible birds and biodiversity of Palo Verde National Park on this boat tour with lunch, departing from Tamarindo. Spot native wildlife such as crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys, and a colorful parade of bird species during a 2-hour cruise down the Tempisque River led by a naturalist guide. Afterward, discuss your sightings with fellow travelers over a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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Get an up-close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders on this Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes waterfall tour from Tamarindo. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails, and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.50
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$135.00
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Half-Day Sport Fishing Tour from Flamingo Beach

Half-Day Sport Fishing Tour from Flamingo Beach

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Follow a professional team of captains and first mates into the open water where you'll have a chance to fly fish on this catch and release sport fishing tour. Make your way to Flamingo Beach, one of the area's top fishing attractions, then venture further afield, where water depths increase from 360 to 2000 feet. Fish for pacific sailfish, striped marlin, yellowfin and bigeye tuna on this fun-filled half-day on the water. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$686.02
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Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo

Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo

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Explore a jungle river that flows alongside Palo Verde National park with a 5-hour wildlife tour and riverboat cruise from Tamarindo. Watch for crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys and dozens of birds as you navigate the slow-moving Tempisque River, spend two hours on the water spotting animals in their natural habitats, then come to shore for a traditional Costa Rican lunch. Learn the history of this once-bustling river that’s among the region’s most important bird sanctuaries, and finish your day with a return transfer to Tamarindo.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.06
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One Day Adventure: Natural Hot Spring with Mud Horseback Riding and Canopy Tour

One Day Adventure: Natural Hot Spring with Mud Horseback Riding and Canopy Tour

Get a taste for adventure on this one-day tour that includes some of Costa Rica's top natural attractions. Ride horses over mountain passes and across open plains, and take in iconic views of Guanacaste's Pacific coastline and the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano. Then soar high above the rainforest canopy on a thrilling zipline tour that includes ten cables and waterfall views. After a day of excitement relax with a soak in natural hot springs before returning to your hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.70
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Horseback Riding Jungle and Beach in Playa Flamingo

Horseback Riding Jungle and Beach in Playa Flamingo

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Saddle up for a thrilling 2-hour horseback riding adventure from Playa Flamingo and soak up the scenery from the back of a beautiful horse! Look out for Howler monkeys, iguanas, magpie blue jay and parakeets as you amble along rainforest trails or let loose with a gallop along the beach. Best of all: there are a range of horses and trails suitable for all levels, from complete beginners to experienced riders.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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Palo verde Boat Tour from Playa Flamingo

Palo verde Boat Tour from Playa Flamingo

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Swap the glittering Pacific waters of Playa Flamingo for the wild waters of the Tempisque River on this half-day tour of the Palo Verde National Park. Hop on-board a riverboat for a 2-hour cruise through the scenic wetlands and sprawling dry forests of Palo Verde. Along the way, keep a lookout for native wildlife, from crocodiles and iguanas lazing on the riverbanks, to monkeys and colorful birds flitting through the treetops.
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  • 7 hours
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What people are saying about Nature and Wildlife in Santa Cruz

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ATV and Canopy Zip-line Tour from Tamarindo
"Wonderful experience! Guides were quite informative and made sure all questions were answered and that it was an enjoyable experience for everyone. Highly recommend!"..."
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Palo Verde Boat Safari
"We had a wonderful trip with plenty of birds, monkeys snd crocodiles! Our guides, Christian and Jorje, were amazing!"..."
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
"Hector was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable about the area and animals and even random questions we all had. Highly recommend!"..."
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Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo
"Enjoyed this tour a lot. We got to see a large crocodile swimming right next to the boat, and a lot of birds, iguanas and howler monkeys. The guides were very nice and very well informed."..."
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Horseback Riding Jungle and Beach in Playa Flamingo
"Everyone should experience this tour at least once in their life! The convenience of the pick-up/ drop-off service made this process as smooth as possible for us. Maria, our guide, was very knowledgeable, helpful, and super friendly the whole time. We loved that the guides stopped and took photos for us without our prompting. We gave the horses (and ourselves) a break halfway through, and we were able to sip piña coladas by a beautiful beach. The guides are great at matching you with a horse that suits your speed, just mention your preference in the beginning. I’d give the whole tour 10 stars if I could."..."
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Palo verde Boat Tour from Playa Flamingo
"Our tour guide, Rainer, was super friendly and informative. The boat operator, Cesar, was great at spotting the monkeys, crocs, iguanas and multitude of exotic birds. Many thanks to Rainer for an awesome day!"..."

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